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Islamic State leader calls for jihad in audio message

The leader of the Islamic State, formerly Isis, has released the first audiotape calling for jihad since the group renamed. The group is currently battling Iraqi forces across large parts of the country.

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Obama rules out sending US troops back to Iraq

President Barack Obama has said he needs several days to determine how America will help Iraq deal with a militant insurgency, but he ruled out sending US troops back into combat.

Obama told a news conference he will explore "a range of other options" after key Iraqi towns and cities were seized by the Islamist militant group ISIS.

His cautious response today has prompted criticism and accusations that the US risks losing credibility.

ITV News Washington Correspondent Robert Moore reports:

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